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G8 Education Limited owns and operates childcare centers in Australia and Singapore. The company provides developmental and educational child care services. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 252 child care and educational centers. G8 Education Limited is based in Varsity Lakes, Australia.

3,864 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/16/14

g8 education ltd (GEM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Offi...
Total Annual Compensation: A$263.8K
Managing Director, Head of The Acquisitions a...
Total Annual Compensation: A$439.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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G8 Education Limited Announces Completion of Tranche 2 Note Issue

G8 Education Limited announced that it has issued SGS 85,000,000 4.75% fixed rate notes due 2017 under its Multicurrency Debt Issuance Programme established on 2 May 2014. The Tranche 2 Notes are to be consolidated and to form a single series with the SGD 175,000,000 4.75% fixed rate notes due 2017 issued on 19 May 2014. The offer was oversubscribed, with SGD 85 million raised at a 4.75% per annum coupon, maturing in May 2017. DBS Bank Ltd. is the Sole Arranger for the Programme and the Sole Lead Manager and Bookrunner for the Tranche 2 Notes.

G8 Education Limited Announces Consolidated Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014; Announces Increase in Dividend, Payable on October 2014

G8 Education Limited announced consolidated earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company lifted net profit 48% to AUD 16.31 million from AUD 11.02 million for the first half of last year. Revenue from continuing operations rose 59% to AUD 187.24 million from AUD 117.45 million. Basic and diluted earnings per share were 5.21 cents compared to diluted earnings per share of 4.14 cents a year ago. Earnings before interest and tax were AUD 30.1 million, up 76% a year ago. Underlying earnings before interest and tax were AUD 31.1 million, up 77% a year ago. Profit before income tax was AUD 23,443,000 compared to AUD 15,713,000 a year ago. Net cash inflows from operating activities were AUD 14,505,000 compared to AUD 16,619,000 a year ago. Payments for property plant & equipment were AUD 5,620,000 compared to AUD 6,866,000 a year ago. Reported EBIT was AUD 30,097,000. The company announced that it has increased its dividend from the equivalent of 18 cents per share per annum to 20 cents per share per annum. Dividends are paid quarterly and as a consequence, the quarterly dividend will increase from 4.5 cents per share to 5 cents per share, fully franked. Payment of the higher interim dividend will commence from the next quarterly dividend, due to be paid to shareholders in October 2014, for the quarter ending September 30, 2014.

G8 Education Limited Repays Secured Debt

G8 Education Limited announced that it has repaid its secured finance facility with Bank of Western Australia. As at 31 December 2013 the outstanding balance of the senior debt facility stood at $46.4 million. On 12 May 2014 G8 announced that it had completed a debt raising of SGD 175 million (being the equivalent of AUD 150 million). G8 has used part of this debt raising to pay out the senior debt facility and now has no secured debt. The remaining funds raised under the debt raising will be used for future acquisitions.


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